Books That Shaped

Kiriman Mas Aria:
Books That Shaped a Century of Science: The Physical Sciences
by American Scientist:

Explorations:

  • Timothy Ferris, The Whole Shebang (1997)
  • George Gamow, One, Two, Three… Infinity (1947)
  • Stephen Hawking, A Brief History of Time (1988) ?
  • Douglas Hofstadter and Daniel Dennett, The Mind’s I (1981)
  • Kenneth Hsu and William Ryan, The Mediterranean Was a Desert (1983)
  • Georges Ifrah, From One to Zero: A Universal History of Numbers (1985)
  • Primo Levi, The Periodic Table (1984)
  • John McPhee, Annals of the Former World (1998)
  • Carl Sagan, The Pale Blue Dot (1994) ?
  • Steven Weinberg, Dreams of a Final Theory (1992)
  • Herman Weyl, Symmetry (1952)

Monographs:

  • John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern, Theory of Games and Economic Behavior (1944)
  • Paul Dirac, Quantum Mechanics (1930)
  • Albert Einstein, The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein:
    The Swiss Years: Writings, 1902-09 (1930)
  • Benoit B. Mandelbrot, Fractals (1977)
  • Linus Pauling, Nature of the Chemical Bond (1939)
  • Bertrand Russell and Alfred North Whitehead, Principia Mathematica (1910-13, 3 vols.)
  • Cyril Smith, Search For Structure (1981)
  • Norbert Weiner, Cybernetics (1948)
  • R. B. Woodward and Roald Hoffmann, Conservation of Orbital Symmetry (1970)
  • Albert Einstein, The Meaning of Relativity (1922) ?
  • Richard Feynman, QED (1985) ?
  • Donald Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming (1968)
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